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Juan Fernández Islands: Isla Santa Clara Sin Conejos

  • By eggedit

February 23, 2015

The tarantula endemic to Isla Santa Clara and Isla Robinson Crusoe.

The tarantula endemic to Isla Santa Clara and Isla Robinson
Crusoe. They are about 2 inches long.

It turned out that the huge tarantula on the floor of the cabin on Isla Santa Clara was actually a very special endemic species, found only on two islands in the world. It could have been more massive, as far as tarantulas go, but at about 2 inches long, it was huge enough for my taste, especially since I would be sleeping Read more…